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  • BEIJING/ WASHINGTON, Feb 27- China is weighing a far-reaching counterterrorism law that would require technology firms to hand over encryption keys and install security "backdoors", a potential escalation of what some firms view as the increasingly onerous terms of doing business in the world's second largest economy. The initial draft, published by the...

  • Nasdaq 5,000 watch continues; GDP data in focus Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 5:54 AM ET

    The primary data point in focus for investors on Friday is the second reading on the U.S. fourth-quarter gross domestic product growth.

  • 'House of Cards' dealt Netflix a winning hand Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 3:01 AM ET

    The political drama launched Netflix's expansion into original programming two years ago, a risky bet that might have toppled the Internet video service had " House of Cards" flopped and squandered its estimated $100 million investment. Producing that much original content would have seemed like a long shot before " House of Cards" first established Netflix as...

  • Google, Michael Dell just bet $60M on this Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 12:01 AM ET

    Google Ventures' new London arm is making its first investment, and it's starting with Kobalt, a music rights management services firm.

  • Cramer: 'I'm a happy camper'—Thanks, Europe! Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:22 PM ET
    Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), looks on as he unveils a new twenty-euro banknote at the ECB headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, Feb. 24, 2015.

    Jim Cramer wants to be negative about what's happening in the market right now but with this evidence, he can't!

  • Your first trade for Friday, February 27 Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:17 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.

  • Final Glance: Internet companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    eBay rose$. 19 or. 3 percent, to $58.54. Google Inc class A rose $11.96 or 2.2 percent, to $559.29. Groupon Inc. rose$. 04 or. 5 percent, to $8.30.

  • US stocks close narrowly mixed as energy, data weigh Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City.

    U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed, with stocks near recent highs, as lackluster economic data and oil concerns weighed on investor sentiment.

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.— Google will start showing ads in its online store for mobile apps and entertainment as the Internet search leader strives to bring in more revenue from smartphones and tablets. The advertising expansion announced Thursday will provide Google with a new opportunity to profit from its Android software, the world's most widely used...

  • Apple faces second suit from victorious patent firm Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    Feb 26- Fresh off a $532.9 million jury win against Apple Inc, a Texas company is again suing the tech giant, this time over the same patents' use in devices introduced after the original case was underway. Smartflash LLC aims to make Apple pay for using the patent licensing firm's technology without permission in devices not be included in the previous case, such as...

  • Midday Glance: Internet companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    eBay rose$. 26 or. 4 percent, to $58.61. Google Inc class A rose $9.97 or 1.8 percent, to $557.30. Groupon Inc. rose$. 03 or. 4 percent, to $8.29.

  • Google to show ads for apps on Google Play Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 12:18 PM ET

    Feb 26- Google Inc said it will allow some Google Play users to see advertisements for apps in the coming weeks. Users will see ads from a pilot group of app developers who are already running ads on Google search, the company said in a blog post. Google's advertising revenue has come under pressure as more consumers access its services on smartphones and tablets,...

  • Technology is not a job killer: Walter Isaacson Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 11:36 AM ET
    Walter Isaacson

    Don't blame the robots for killing jobs. Contrary to popular belief, technology actually creates jobs, says former CNN and Time chief Walter Isaacson.

  • YouTube a force, just not a profitable one: Blodget  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 11:05 AM ET

    Henry Blodget, CEO, Editor-in-Chief, and Founder, Business Insider, discusses Google's YouTube problem, with the Squawk Alley crew.

  • Apple Pay, meet Google's new Android Pay Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 10:40 AM ET
    An Android sculpture stands in the lobby of Google I/O last June.

    Google will be announcing a new payments interface, to be called Android Pay, at Google's I/O conference in May.

  • Early Glance: Internet companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 10:35 AM ET

    eBay rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $58.48. Google Inc class A rose $5.59 or 1.0 percent, to $552.92. Groupon Inc. rose$. 07 or. 8 percent, to $8.33.

  • All the Apple car hype broken down in 10 questions Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 10:25 AM ET
    Apple Carplay

    Apple building a car may seem nuts. Or is it inevitable? Here are the 10 best reasons for and against the tech giant's move into autos.

  • Three stocks to weather a market selloff Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 8:19 AM ET
    The Google Inc. Mobile Wallet application for cardless payment is displayed on a smartphone screen.

    New York trader Steve Grasso has a funny feeling about the market and tells you what you should do about it.

  • Feb 26- Google Inc has combined its two European regional divisions as it seeks to meet the challenges of tougher regulation across the continent, a source close to the company said on Thursday. In response, Google has argued that for Europe to remain competitive in global markets, it needs to form a single digital market instead of relying on national...

  • Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 3:05 AM ET

    "Today is a red-letter today for Internet freedom," said FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, whose remarks at Thursday's meeting frequently prompted applause by Internet activists in the audience. In an online letter, he thanked the millions who wrote to the FCC and spoke out on social media in support of the change. "Today's FCC decision will protect innovation and create a...